It turns out that binge watching the television show Counterpart was the perfect appetizer to Matt Mullican's latest exhibition Universal Perspective, his fifth at Peter Freeman.
'IS SOMETHING SPECIAL HAPPENING in Mexico City this week?' Rachel Kushner asked. I introduced myself to her during Laura Owens's opening at House of Gaga, a day before Material and Zona Maco began.
I WAS FINISHING UP A ONE-MONTH STAY AT JOAN MITCHELL'S HOUSE in France when I met Joyce. It was July 1981, and Joan had awed me with tales of affairs with Giacometti and Beckett while dissecting my ch
Painter Joyce Pensato spent most of her life within blocks of the Brooklyn street where she grew up, working in semi-obscurity some decades before the neighbourhood turned remotely hip. Long admired b
Sanya Kantarovsky's new exhibition of paintings at Luhring Augustine is titled On Them. It is his first solo exhibition with the gallery. Jason Rosenfeld (Rail): Much of the work that you've done
Born in Kent in 1967, the artist Sarah Morris grew up in Rhode Island and now lives in New York. She studied at Brown and Cambridge universities, and is known for her abstract geometric paintings and
GSTAAD, Switzerland — Why travel to the Swiss Alps, if not for the benefits of breathing some rareified air? Elevation 1049 is a biennial now in its third iteration, produced by the Luma Foundation
Between Wimbledon and the FIFA World Cup, there's been plenty of distractions from London's unusually Mediterranean weather of late.
Football has many guises. It is a pastime where schoolboys scrape knees in a courtyard; a tear-jerking symbol of national pride; a multi-billion dollar industry with corporate interest.
'I met Jen when she was a baby !' Joyce Pensato tells her studio manager, Elizabeth Ferry, when I arrive. It's true that I met her about 14 years ago, in her former Williamsburg studio, and the exper
Laura Owens is known primarily for her paintings, but her sculptural work will likely soon be shared and seen by countless people with the launch of a new emoji pack. Released earlier this week by the
Painting takes time. This is the big theme of Laura Owens's tremendous mid-career survey at the Whitney Museum of American Art in New York. A set of 54 small clock paintings Owens made in 2011 and 201
Laura Owens’s mid-career survey at the Whitney Museum of American Art is a game changer. The 70 or so paintings on view provide a first-rate, in-depth consideration of an artist who’s had a loyal foll
In 2012, the artist and filmmaker John Akomfrah released a video installation, The Unfinished Conversation, an art documentary and tribute to the Jamaican-born cultural theorist Stuart Hall, who die
As I missed out on international art events this season because New York is so far away, all I could think of was how unlucky their curators are. You work on Venice or Documenta for a year or two or f
'.com/.cn', co-curated by Klaus Biesenbach and Peter Eleey of MoMA PS1 in New York, is on view at the K11 Art Foundation Pop-up Space, Sheung Wan, Hong Kong from 21 March to 30 April 2017. The exhibi
Given the current political climate, we here at frieze have been reflecting on the role of art in responding to conflict. With this in mind, we invited a cross-section of artists, curators and writers
Last month (if all went according to plan), a three-car passenger train snaked through the mountains of Switzerland covered from head to tail in a rigorous, brightly colored geometric pattern. The tra
Laura Owens, one of the most celebrated painters of her generation and a force in the Los Angeles art world, will have her first major New York retrospective at the Whitney Museum of American Art open
Two hypothetical bodily abstracts Painterly scenario number 1: Spooning out your orbitals with a palette knife and slathering the provoked blackness of unseeing onto ca
Open your browser and head to why11.com. You will now be looking at an unassuming landing page and a drop-down menu instructing you to ‘Select a painting’. You have 45 options (numbered somewhat erratically), each of which will summon a painting from Laura Owens’s latest show at Sadie Coles HQ and an mp3 relating to the piece....
Laura Owens challenges the traditional codes of what a painting is and should be with her compelling, large-scale works. The artist, who is based in Los Angeles, retains a somewhat unpredictable practice that involves plucking and reappropriating critical references from art history. From the great waves of Hokusai to the swirling, looping gestures...
Frieze Magazine reviews Lynn Hershman Leeson, Mike Kelley, Laura Owens, and more: the best exhibitions on view during Frieze Week.
Ross Bleckner, Eric Fischl, and David Salle are three artists bound by paint and personal history. While their aesthetics diverge, their paths run parallel. The trio met at the California Institute of Art in the early '70s. Back then, according to Fischl, Bleckner sported long hair, t-shirts, and bellbottoms, while Salle smoked a pipe, grew out...